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This Bug Special edition features:
The Vaccine Evaluation unit (VEU)
The Vaccine Preventable Bacteria Section (VPBS)
streptococcus pneumoniae identification and capsular typing
culture-independent detection and typing of pneumococcus
Haemophilus influenzae identification and capsular typing
Diphtheria; identification and toxigenicity testing of potentially toxigenic corynebacterial
shortage of pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23)
vaccination of individuals with uncertain or incomplete immunisation status
starting nursery postcard and poster
Vaccine update Index has now been published
vaccine supply for the 2019 to 2020 Flu programme
ordering additional Gardasil for the universal HPV immunisation programme
The EU Falsified Medicines Directive and Delegated Regulation as applicable to
PHE supplied vaccines for the national immunisation programme
vaccine supply for the non-routine programme
This issue was updated on 5 November 2019 to include the priority groups for PPV23 table.